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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 20, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseAccuses 1jb j of plug Pong strategy Romney pledges neutralization of Vietnam Detroit a Michigan gov. George Romney who declared his candidacy for the re publican presidential Nomina Tion by pledging to Lead this country out of the War in Viet Nam said sunday that Neutral izing Vietnam was the most promising alternative to the nation s current policy. Neutralization is a specific alternative. It deserves very careful study declared rom Ney the first gop presidential hopeful to throw his hat into Thering. Romney spoke on the Colum Bia broadcasting system television show face the the 80-year-old Republican governor accused president Johnson of handling the Viet Nam War with a Ping Pong strategy escalating the War a Little calling for peace and then escalating the War again. The current administration leads the american people to Ward a Mountain of false hop Only to fall Back in the Crevice of sickening reality Romney charged. The governor was asked to comment on a newspaper Edito front. On Page Al col. 2 the Sims Ano stripes unofficial newspaper of . For in Europe North Africa and the Middle East vol. 26, no. 216 if 21855 a is daily 10 sunday monday november 20, 1967 Wilson blames Tut trading cutting action the British Man on the Street left shows with the Aid of a scissors just How much devaluation has clipped from the British Pound As a grim prime minister Harold Wilson Waves to crowds in Downing photos Turk ultimatum reported greek Gen. Grivas leaves Cyprus foreigners forced . To devalue London up prime minister Harold Wilson told the nation sunday night his government was forced into a 14.3 per cent devaluation of the Pound by successive Waves of speculation in our View it would have been irresponsible to go on Deal ing with these successive Waves of speculation by borrowing for Short periods at a time without attacking the Root cause of the speculation he said. Wilson in extremely solemn mood addressed the nation Over television. The drop in the other stories pages 4 and 23. Pound s value from $2.80 to $2 40went into effect saturday night. Wilson said. It would have been possible to ride out this present tide of foreign Specula Tion against the but. He said it would have meant borrowing in conditions in which our creditors abroad might Well insist on guarantees about this or that aspect of our National he said his government decided last weekend it was not prepared to accept any Solu Tion which placed rigid limitations on the ability of our people and government to solve our cont. On Paje col. I Nicosia Cyprus a Gen George Grivas commander of the cypriot National guard and greek armed forces on Cyprus left Nicosia for Athens sunday a to list 4o, for promotion Washington is the air Force on tuesday will re lease the names of More than 40,000 noncom who will be promoted to e5 through e7 starting dec. 1. The list will contain the names of nearly two thirds of All the cos chosen to Wear new Stripe during the current fiscal year. The tuesday list will have the names of 6,442 going to e7, 10,304 to e6, and 23,786 to e5. During the 12 months of the fiscal year the air Force expects to promote about 10,600 to e7, 17,600 to e6,arid almost 34,000 to e5. Promotion will be by seniority in monthly groups until May 1, amid Strong rumours he has been recalled by the greek govern ment. Some reports claimed that the Tough general who led the greek cypriot Oka struggle against the British was removed from the Island by the greek govern ment in response to a turkish government ultimatum to Greece. Others said the greek military regime deprived Grivas of his command for disobeying instructions from Athens to end an attack launched against the Turk ish cypriot Village of a Phinou last wednesday. Grivas refused to say anything to newsmen at Nicosia Airport but an aide said the general was travelling to Athens for consultations with the greek government and was expected to return to Nicosia in a couple of Days. The Cyprus government re ported another turkish aircraft violated cypriot airspace Sun Day morning half an hour before Grivas left flying six Miles off the North coast. The government also declare that two turkish air Force fido Jet fighters zoomed Low sunday cont. On Pix Westy says reds weakening Viet Cut by 970 from a and up dispatches Washington Gen Wil Liam c. Westmoreland said sunday it is possible the United states can begin troop withdrawals from South Vietnam within two years at least on Token basis. Westmoreland commander of . Troops in the vietnamese War said it is quite conceivable that the communist forces might be weakened sufficiently within two years so that South vietnamese troops could take Over a greater share of the military efforts and permit some . gave this assessment on the Abc television radio inter View program meet Theresa. Westmoreland also said a Haltin the . Bombing of North Vietnam is the Best Way i know to prolong the Westmoreland who appear Don the one hour nationwide pro Gram with ambassador Ells Worth Bunker said intelligence reports indicated North Vietnam was having a serious Man Power problem in replacing guerillas in South general also said he be cont. On a thing like i losses s. Grant said

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